Tomomi Shimada

Tomomi Shimada

He was born on 10 November 1922. He was a mill worker employed by B.C. Pulp Company, Woodfibre, BC. His family includes Shizu Shimada (mother; nee Shizu Fumioka), and Yoichiro Shimada (father). His home address is listed as Woodfibre, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Kapuskasing, Ontario.


Regularized NameTomomi Shimada
Custodian Identification Number8159
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (before uprooting)Woodfibre


Custodian Case Files (1)


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